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There are 6 ways to get from Westbury to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

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Bus via New York  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY Nyc

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Hempstead, NY to Albany, NY Long Island

Drive  •  3h 8m

  1. Drive from Westbury to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 172 miles

Train to Newark, fly  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Westbury to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB

Westbury to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Westbury and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 5h 38m and covers a distance of around 176 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 56m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 25m. Services are operated by Long Island Rail Road, Amtrak and Capital District Transportation (CDTA). Typically 64 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 42m
Layover time:
1h 56m
Total time:
5h 38m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 25m
Journey distance:
176 miles
Services per week:
64
Cheapest price:
$50
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:09
Last service departs at:
20:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Westbury to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute train, bus and walk schedules

Westbury → Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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The cheapest way to get from Westbury to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Westbury to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Westbury to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Maple Av / Post and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Hempstead, NY and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 33m.

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The distance between Westbury and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 137 miles. The road distance is 172 miles.

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The best way to get from Westbury to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to train which takes 5h 17m and costs $50 - $110.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Westbury to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Westbury to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Hempstead, NY station.

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The best way to get from Westbury to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to train which takes 5h 17m and costs $50 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus via New York, which costs $29 - $40 and takes 5h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 11m.

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Westbury to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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  • Distance: 137.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 17m

What companies run services between Westbury, Nassau County, NY, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $85 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, Fox Bus operates a bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY every 3 hours. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Westbury to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$8 - $11
Peak
$5 - $15
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Child
$90 - $130
First Class - Adult
$150 - $210
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$150 - $210
First Class - Child
$140 - $210
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Bus operators
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Hempstead, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Westbury to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 172 miles. It takes approximately 3h 8m to drive from Westbury to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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